already. and i think that's the part that is positive. in a round about way, there is now kind of a consensus saying well, maybe, you you know, maybe it's okay to have a different point of view, but be respectful about it. and, you you know, ultimate test of that will be at the ballot box. the best way to change our culture, political culture is through electing candidates that vow to be civil. >> speaking of candidates, sarah palin made a now famous or infamous 8-minute videotape in which she responded to being called the blood libel. >> governor palin has every right to be deeply concerned by these type of attacks. i haven't seen how she responded. going forward, it does, i think, it will now be part of the calculus when people decide how they are going to advocate a position or, you know, defend a position that they may want to be careful about the language they use. i think that's fine.